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Nigeria police nabs 3 suspects over Zamfara killings

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday said three suspects had been arrested in connection with the killings in Zamfara State. A statement from the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Jimoh Moshood, indicated that the suspects were assisting the police in the investigation into the crime. According to him, the suspects are: Halilu

‘Absentee’ Gov. Yari blames security agencies for Zamfara massacres

•Says "we alerted them 24hours before killing but they failed to act •Buhari orders for troops deployment, dispatches Defence Minister  •Atiku condemns killings Jude Johnson   The Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari has blamed the Nigerian security agencies for the bloody violence visited upon the people of the state by armed bandits. Yari alleged

Zamfara Police Command clarifies attack on hunters

By Babatunde Abiodun The Zamfara State Police command has reacted to report of the recent incident that occurred in Zurmi LGA on February 13, 2018. The Command stated that on the fateful day, thunters from Birani village of Zurmi LGA intercepted and accosted a herder in the bush with some suspected stolen

The two things that will determine Netanyahu’s fate

Editor's Note: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing his toughest challenge yet, writes Natan Sachs. The Israeli police recommended Tuesday that he be charged with bribery in two separate criminal cases. His political career is not over, but he is entering a major, perhaps final battle for political survival. This

Zamfara Police Command clarifies attack on hunters

Babatunde Abiodun  The Zamfara State Police command has reacted to report of the recent incident that occurred in Zurmi LGA on February 13, 2018. The Command stated that on the fateful day, thunters from Birani village of Zurmi LGA intercepted and accosted a herder in the bush with some suspected stolen cattle

Zamfara massacre: HURIWA upbraids FG

Babatunde Abiodun The nation's security forces continue to receive knock for inability to stem the spate of violent killings across the country as a frontline non-governmental organization – Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has condemned the mass genocide of villagers by freelance armed hoodlums in Zamfara State. The Rights group

Days after Zamfara bloodbath, governor Yari stays put in Abuja

•Claims ignorant of killings •Another killed as gunmen attack more villages The Zamfara Governor, Hon. Abdulaziz Yari, failed to return to the state, three days after several of its citizens were killed by bandits in two separate attacks, report said. Instead, the governor, who is the chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum

Unknown gunmen kill 41 people in Zamfara state

By Shehu Umar Suspected armed bandits killed at least 41 people at Birane village in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara State, the latest in a series of deadly raids on rural communities in the state. In November last year 24 people were killed and dozens of residential houses torched in attacks

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